February 2018


Our Take on the Trends: The Rise of Sicilian Wine

We like to try and keep on the pulse of the world of booze and after last year’s harvests, wines from Sicily could be the next big thing. In this week’s blog our resident nerd of all things boozy, David, is going to explain why. What’s So Good About Sicilian Wine? Sicily is the largest wine region in Italy. Unlike the other regions in Italy, however, they focus on producing large volumes of reliable, affordable wines. The great thing about Sicilian Wines is the way they seem to merge new... Read More


Meet the Team – Jennifer Scott, Manager

In the first of our Meet the Team series we’d like to introduce you to our store manager, and the one who keeps us organised, Jennifer Scott. How would you sum up your background in a tweet? I started at The Pip Stop 3 years ago, a few months before the opening of our store in County Durham. This is my first role in the wine industry. I am a bit of a history nerd and I have a History degree from Newcastle University. I love travelling and seeing new... Read More